Everyone will be focusing on the blockbuster trades this Thursday, but sometimes the ones that end up changing the fortunes of an NBA franchise are the minor deals that give contending teams the missing piece needed to make a title push.
A number of NBA veterans are available for pennies on the dollar for teams looking to improve their roster. Even the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder have weaknesses, so don't be surprised if the league's top teams make minor adjustments to improve their chances of taking home the Larry O'Brien Trophy.
When it comes to bargains, the talent of the player in question is pertinent, but so is the status of his current contract. Overpaid stars can hardly be constituted as a bargain, so that must be considered in the ranking of these bargain-bin trade targets.